PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citizens Bank today announced the appointment of Jack Murphy as President of Business Banking. Murphy, an industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, previously served as head of Business Banking Sales. Murphy replaces Chris Ward, who is leaving to pursue another opportunity.
Business Banking is the division of Citizens serving businesses with annual revenues of up to $25 million. Murphy will report to Brad Conner, Vice Chairman and Head of Consumer Banking.
“Jack is a strong and capable leader with a deep understanding of the banking needs of small and medium-sized businesses,” said Conner. “He has a long track record of helping companies optimize their financial performance. We welcome Jack to this new role and look forward to his leadership as we continue to grow this important business.”
In his previous role at Citizens Bank, Murphy managed more than 400 bankers and contributed to the evolution and growth of the business. He joined Citizens in April 2016 from Santander Bank where he held a number of executive positions in global banking, auto finance and SME banking.
About Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial institutions, with $150.3 billion in assets as of March 31, 2017. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, Citizens offers a broad range of retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, large corporations and institutions. In Consumer Banking, Citizens helps its retail customers “bank better” with mobile and online banking, a 24/7 customer contact center and the convenience of approximately 3,200 ATMs and approximately 1,200 Citizens Bank branches in 11 states in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. Citizens also provides wealth management, mortgage lending, auto lending, student lending and commercial banking services in select markets nationwide. In Commercial Banking, Citizens offers corporate, institutional and not-for-profit clients a full range of wholesale banking products and services including lending and deposits, capital markets, treasury services, foreign exchange and interest hedging, leasing and asset finance, specialty finance and trade finance. Citizens operates through its subsidiaries Citizens Bank, N.A. and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania as Citizens Bank, Citizens Commercial Banking and Citizens One. Additional information about Citizens and its full line of products and services can be found at www.citizensbank.com.